Eight of the most successful UK family businesses

Nearly 9 out of 10 private companies in the UK are family-owned and they remain essential to the British economy, marketing consultant Sharon Fishburne finds.

Growth Planning

Brexit: What do fast-growing businesses think?

Three managing directors of AI, retail and manufacturing firms tell GrowthBusiness if they think Brexit will be good or bad for business.

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Brexit has UK SMEs eyeing Hong Kong for global growth

One in three UK SMEs state that the Brexit debate has made the prospect of trading with Hong Kong and China more attractive.

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Test new markets the smart way for global growth

Testing new markets doesn't need to be time or capital intensive. EasyCat's Fadi Sabbagha writes.

Financial Management

2017 will be a “really, really tough year for the UK,” says economist

World First's Jeremy Cook speaks to GrowthBusiness on his outlook for the first quarter of 2017 and beyond, from Trump's first hundred days as President, China's reaction, the Dutch elections, and Article 50 being in place.

Growth Planning

How exports will lead the way in post-Brexit Britain

Here, we look at why the key to our economic future may lie with SME exporting.

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Why exporting is your gateway to growth and how to get started

Chemoxy International's Paula Tinkler shares how companies can expand their business overseas.

Growth Planning

USA now prime location for UK retailers

Over half of UK retailers consider the US to be the most significant overseas e-commerce market, according to new research. But are these businesses prepared?


Brompton Bikes: why exporting is bloody good fun

Brompton Bikes are icons of British ingenuity in engineering and manufacturing, popular both at home and abroad.

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Breaking the American market

Breaking into the US opens up huge opportunities for British businesses, but the competition can be ruthless. American legal firm Morrison & Foerster’s Murray A. Indick and Jonathan O’Connell outline the best ways to break in

Growth Planning

Forget global trends: work out an exporting strategy that works for you

Some recent figures around exporting have been less than promising: but as long as you have a plan that works for you success is within reach, say DHL.


UKTI launches support package for first time exporters

Package includes training and advice for those looking to export for the first time.